Phil Schwarz Biography
Phil Schwarz is an American meteorologist and longtime weathercaster for Chicago-based ABC 7. He has been a meteorologist for ABC 7 since 1995. When not covering the weather, Schwarz reports on environmental and weather-related stories. he is one of the ABC 7 meteorologists who has received an Emmy Award for his severe weather coverage.
Phil Schwarz Age
Phil is a native of Flint, Michigan, though information about his date of birth and year has not yet been disclosed to the public.
Phil Schwarz Family
Schwarz secretive nature has deprived us of knowing his early life, parents’ identity, and siblings’ details, though he was born and raised in Flint, Michigan.
Phil Schwarz Wife
Schwarz is happily married with two grown children and the family resides in the suburbs of Chicago, despite his publicity he has managed to seclude his personal life, revealing no information concerning with his wife and kids until to this date.
Phil Schwarz Education
To fulfill his dreams of becoming meteorology, Phils attended Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a degree in meteorology. He holds the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval and earned the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal as well.
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Phil Schwarz Career
Phil Schwarz is a noted American meteorologist and longtime weathercaster for Chicago-based ABC 7. has been a meteorologist for ABC 7 since 1995, presenting the weather primarily on weekends and fills in during the week. Schwarz was previously the primary meteorologist at WNYW-TV in New York, N.Y., where he reported the weather for their 10 p.m. newscast. Before that, he served as the weekend meteorologist at KSTP-TV, the ABC affiliate in the Twin Cities.
Schwarz started his on-air career in his hometown of Flint, Michigan, where he was the weekend meteorologist for WJRT-TV, the local ABC affiliate. During this time, he also owned and operated a private weather forecasting service with several clients throughout the Midwest.
He also involves himself in numerous volunteer activities, he is a board member of the Les Turner ALS Foundation. This charitable group raises money to help those afflicted with ALS and also contributes to the research being conducted at Northwestern University. All of the money raised by this charity stays in the Chicago area. Each year Schwarz emcees the ALS Walk for Life which is held in late September. Ever since he graduated from the university, Phil has served multiple television stations as a weathercaster that includes New York’s WNYW-TV and ABC-affiliated KSTP-TV in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Phil Schwarz Net Worth
Phil’s estimated net worth and salary are still to be disclosed. However, with a thriving career in meteorology for years, he must have garnered a lucrative amount of fortune. With such an amazing career for over two decades, it’s no doubt he has a good net worth.
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American meteorologist and longtime weathercaster for Chicago-based ABC 7. He has been a meteorologist for ABC 7 since 1995. He is also one of the ABC 7 meteorologists who has received an Emmy Award for his severe weather coverage.
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Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
WILMETTE, Ill. (WLS) — We’ve had a few weeks of wet and cold weather, and you might have held off on starting on your garden. So when is the right time to get your plants into the ground? It’s still a little too early to plant many sensitive flowers and vegetables, according to the experts at Chalet Nursery in north suburban Wilmette.
“People who are excited about tomatoes and peppers and basil and impatiens and begonias – the things that really need warm soil and no frost – If people are wanting to buy them, we’re telling them if you do it, take them and store them because if you put them in the ground, you may have to protect them,” said Tony Fulmer, of Chalet Nursery. While the average day of our last frost is usually in mid-May, many areas can still see freezing temperatures. Since 1981, the latest freeze at Midway and Joliet was May 12, but not until May 25 at O’Hare, and even later for Glencoe, Lisle and Sugar Grove. The cool, damp spring has actually been a mixed blessing.
“It’s made many plants in bloom at the same time that you normally wouldn’t see together in bloom,” said Jennifer Brennan, of Chalet Nursery. “So it’s extended our spring, but it’s been frustrating for people who wanted to get their vegetable gardens in.” The record-shattering cold snap we saw last winter did cause damage to a lot of plants and shrubs. This is actually a good time of the season to do some pruning. According to Fulmer and Brennan, you’ll want to wait until at least next weekend, if not Memorial Day weekend, to plant sensitive plants like impatiens and vegetables.